Earl Douglas - ADS South
When it comes to buying or selling a dental practice, experience and foresight are essential. Professional Practice Consultants, Ltd. has over 30 years of experience; we have the record necessary to help you make your dental practice purchase or sale a positive experience.
Earl M. Douglas, DDS, MBA, BVAL, founded Professional Practice Consultants, Ltd. in 1982. Currently, Douglas is practicing in the Southeast, from Louisiana to Washington D.C. His in-depth experience in both dentistry and business provides you with experience you can trust. Furthermore, his understanding of the area, dental networks, and brokerage firms combine to give Douglas the skill necessary to make any dental purchase or sell a positive experience.
After earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland in 1971, Douglas went on to practice dentistry in the U.S. Army Dental Corps. While working for the U.S. Army he practiced in Fort Benning, Georgia (1971-1974) and in Stuttgart, West Germany (1974-1977). Douglas later went on to work in his own private practice in Atlanta, Georgia (1978-1982). In 1982 Douglas sold his private dental practice and started his career in practice transition consulting. He has been doing it ever since. Whether you’re looking to find a dental practice for sale or to sale you own private practice, Douglas has helped many clients successfully navigate the transition.
Besides experience in dentistry, Douglas has extensive training and experience in business. He received his Master in Business Administration degree from Brenau College in 1984, which is the same year he founded Professional Practice Consultants, Ltd. Additionally, Dr. Douglas was the founder of American Dental Sales, Inc. He served as the company’s first president in 1996. On top of the businesses Douglas has created, many professional brokers and lenders use the cash flow analysis software Douglas authored. Douglas is also a contributing author for Dental economics; he has presented numerous seminars for Dental Economics and state dental associations. Currently, Dr. Douglas is a member of the Practice Valuation Study Group and The Institute of Business Appraisers.
Professional Practice Consultants, Ltd. is committed to helping you make the move you’ve been waiting for. We’ll work to ensure the transition is smooth for both the buyer and seller.